Candis is a theatre director and devised artist. She is the founder of Theater Yin Yin, an interdisciplinary theater collaborative. Candis is a proud graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and holds a BFA in theater directing from NYU Tisch Drama. Most recent credits include; TEMBO! (Dramatic Adventure Theatre-Tanzania, Zanzibar International Film Fest), Daughters of the Bayou (Director, Weeksville/Theater Yin Yin), Vinyl Love Affair (Director, Theater Yin Yin), Sandyʼs Rain (Director, Venus Theater Festival), Mothers and Sons (Asst. Director, Cincinnati Playhouse), The Comedy of Errors (Asst. Director, The Public Theatre).
Candis is a 2016 Drama League Fellow, Lilly Award Winner, and an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.
Portrait by Emma Pratte